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    NBC (National)
Today Show

August 13, 2005

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    FOX News Live (National)
FOX For Your Life

July 31, 2004

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    MSNBC (National)
Countdown with Keith Olbermann

December 14, 2004

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    WCBS-TV (New York)
CBS 2 News This Morning

August 3, 2004

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    WPIX-TV (New York)
WB 11 News

August 3, 2004

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    German Public Radio
Hula Hula Hoop New York
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March 12, 2005

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Print/Online

New York Times
November 20, 2004

"Grass Skirt, Meet the Sweatsuit"

"With the eagerness of young children, the 18 women peeled off their coats, traded their high heels for sneakers and grabbed one of the brightly colored hula hoops resting against a wall." > more *

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MSNBC.com
December 14, 2004

"Countdown with Keith Olbermann"

"So you‘d better not pout, and you‘d better exercise...with a hula hoop? Is it the latest health craze, or is it just..."

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(scroll to Monica Novotny's segment near the end)
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(link at the top of this page)

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NY Daily News
July 21, 2004

"All 'round Workout: Hula-Hoop classes are a fun way to strengthen your core"

"If the last smile you had while exercising was when you found $5 in the pocket of your track pants, you need to try hooping." > more

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NY Daily News
June 13, 2004

Skenazy's World column: "I'm rock hard thanks to"

"...a New York guy named Loren Bidner is teaching Hooping - the art of exercising with Hula Hoops." > more

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NBC Channel 7 News Online - Boston, MA
January 3, 2005

Healthcast - Hula Hooping

"If you want to shape up and get healthy for the New Year, swinging your hips may be the answer." > more

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NBC Channel 10 News Online - Columbia, SC
January 18, 2004

"Health Alert: Hula hoop exercise"

"The hula hoop is back, supersized and ready to roll on the list of aerobic fitness trends." > more

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Talent in Motion Magazine
Summer 2002

"Anyone Can Hoop! First Ever Hoop Classes Begin in New York City"

"...offering a new way to shake your booty..." > more

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KSL 1160 Newsradio
May 2002

"Hotter Hoop? A New York actor says he's reinvented the Hula Hoop"

"You can't reinvent the wheel, but an actor in New York has reinvented the hula hoop." > more